A Stagnated Pond

I read recently in a career-related blog; if you’re not growing you’re stagnant. I don’t remember where I read it (otherwise I’d give proper credit). It stuck with me. If you’re not growing, you’re stagnant.  That’s what I am; stagnant. adjective – having no current or flow and often having an unpleasant smell as a […]

Pushing Pause = Before Pushing Send ->

My boss pulls me aside the other day and tells me; you might want to think about pushing pause before pushing the send button. This was in reference to an “angry” email I sent her after a horrible 2 days at work. She suggested I start typing out my thoughts and emailing them to myself, […]

Nothing Ever Stays The Same

When this song came out, initially it elicited memories of a best friend from grade school, Lisa. She moved away at the end of fourth grade. She lived in a little yellow house near the fire station. My parents had once lived in that very same house. It was serendipitous, I suppose. And something we […]

Where does contentment live?

“Contentment comes from unconditional love. When you love conditionally, you have to keep deciding if the other is worthy of your love. You can never let go of your guard enough to be content. Why not decide once and for all and love once and for all. And be content.” – J. Ela

Turn My Soul Into A Raging Fire

“Raging Fire” We are dead to rights born and raised We are thick and thin ’til our last days So hold me close and I’ll surrender to your heart You know how to give and how to take You see every hope I locked away So pull me close and surrender to my heart Before […]

You’re the most important part…

“You’re part of me, the most important part, and it’s being left behind. I will never be the person I was.” “You’re a prisoner of your past, and so am I. If I loved you in one life, I will continue to love you forever! I have no heart, no body, no soul, nothing! All […]

I Forgive

“I forgive the tears I was made to shed, I forgive the pain and the disappointments, I forgive the betrayals and the lies, I forgive the slanders and intrigues, I forgive the hatred and the persecution, I forgive the blows that hurt me, I forgive the wrecked dreams, I forgive the stillborn hopes, I forgive […]


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